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Flashcards in Vocab Chap 10 Deck (20):
1

Askance

With suspicion.

2

Attenuate

Dilute.

3

Benign

Gentle

4

Cavil

Carping, find fault.

5

Charlatan

Fraud

6

Decimate

Devastate

7

Foible

Weak point. Shortcoming

8

Forgo

To do without.

9

Fraught

Filled with.

10

Inure

Toughen.

11

Luminous

Shining.

12

Obsequious

Excessively submission. Self-interested.

13

Obtuse

Stupid.

14

Oscillate

Vibrate.

15

Penitent

Regretful.

16

Peremptory

Dictatorial.

17

Rebuff

Reject. Snub.

18

Reconnoiter

Scout.

19

Shambles

Chaos.

20

Sporadic

Occurring at irregular intervals.